New Living Translation
"The jail was securely locked, with the guards standing outside, but when we opened the gates, no one was there!"
King James Bible
Saying, The prison truly found we shut with all safety, and the keepers standing without before the doors: but when we had opened, we found no man within.
Darby Bible Translation
saying, We found the prison shut with all security, and the keepers standing at the doors; but when we had opened them, within we found no one.
World English Bible
"We found the prison shut and locked, and the guards standing before the doors, but when we opened them, we found no one inside!"
Young's Literal Translation
saying -- 'The prison indeed we found shut in all safety, and the keepers standing without before the doors, and having opened -- within we found no one.'
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
5:23 We found the prison shut - The angel probably had shut the doors again.
LibraryThe First Sermon in the Tabernacle
This afternoon I will try to describe the subject, Christ Jesus; then, secondly, to speak for a little while upon its comprehensiveness; then to enlarge upon sundry of its excellencies; and conclude by testing its power. I. First, then, the SUBJECT. They continued both to teach and preach Jesus Christ. To preach Jesus Christ aright we must preach him in his infinite and indisputable Godhead. We may be attacked by philosophers, who will either make him no God at all, or one constituted temporarily …
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 7: 1861
Of the Recollection of God's Manifold Benefits
The Reader Reminded How Much He Needs the Assistance of the Spirit of God to Form Him to the Temper Described Above, and what Encouragement He
May one Lose the Blessing?
But when the Temple guards went to the jail, the men were gone. So they returned to the council and reported,
When the captain of the Temple guard and the leading priests heard this, they were perplexed, wondering where it would all end.
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